Tuesday's meeting of the Attendance Zone Advisory Commission (AZAC) is among the highlights of "The Week Ahead" for March 8-14, 2014.
Jesse D. Scott Elementary School is among the CCSD schools taking part in the Life Cube Project, in which people write down their goals, wishes and aspirations with the belief that there is a better chance of achieving them. Scott ES is working with students on a Life Cube of their own. For more information, call Assistant Principal Domenic Russo at (702) 799-1766, or check out a Las Vegas Sun article regarding the project.
- 9 a.m. – Patriotic assembly in blacktop area, including the UNLV Color Guard and the Kim Choir
- 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. – Remarks by CCSD Trustee Carolyn Edwards
For more information, call Principal Barbara Misday at (702) 799-5990.
City National Bank and Barnes & Noble presented new books and cash totaling more than $20,000 to five CCSD schools on March 5 and 7, 2014. The donations were part of the two companies’ 6th Annual Holiday Book Drive program. Below are the recipients of the donations:
- Arthur Cambiero Elementary, Las Vegas
- Manuel Cortez Elementary, Las Vegas
- Robert E. Lake Elementary, Las Vegas
- J.D. Smith Middle School, North Las Vegas
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The Board of School Trustees will hold a parent and community forum on Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Bonanza High School. Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky will present and collect input on a draft districtwide strategic plan that aims to ensure every student graduates ready for success in college or career.
Arbor View High School basketball star Justin Burks has been named the Northwest League Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive season. Coach Kyle Hageness told the Las Vegas Review-Journal, "He is a special kid and a special player."
The brightly colored images of Marisol McDonald, a character in Monica Brown's dual language book, were brought to life on March 6, 2014 as the author read the story of a girl who has a fun mismatched style that others do not always understand. Cyril Wengert Elementary School students looked on, as the expressive illustrations of Sara Palacios danced across the page with polka dots and purple stripes. The students read, sang and asked questions of the author.
The award winning author of the bilingual book "Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match / Marisol McDonald no combina" visited Wengert Elementary School on March 6, 2014, to read the book to students. As reported by KLAS-TV, the book is the current Each One Read One (EORO) selection.
Bartlett Elementary School will hold its annual Spring Sock Hop on Friday, March 21, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. For more information, call the school at (702) 799-5750.
Entries are being accepted for CCSD's High School Photography Contest. The submission deadline is Friday, April 11, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. The Best of Show Grand Prize is a Canon EOS Rebel T3 digital SLR camera. Michele Nelson of the CCSD Communications Office coordinates the contest, now in its 47th year.